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Bill Reason

Use this screen to create bill reasons. Bill reasons are used to indicate why a patron is being billed.

Create or edit bill reasons

  1. On the Bill Reasons screen, click Create New, or click the Policy Name you want to edit.
  2. On the Create New or Edit Policy screen, fill in the fields in the order below:
    1. Policy Name: Name of the policy.
    2. Associated With: Select when the bill reason is applied. Settings are as follows:
      • Applies to anything: Bill reason can be used with or without an item associated with the bill.
      • Only applies to items: Bill reason can only be used if there is an item associated with the bill. If you try to create a bill without an item, an alert message appears. Depending on your account, you may have to enter an override.
      • Only applies to holds: Bill reason can only be used for holds.
    3. Auto Calculate Tax?: Click the check box to incorporate tax into the bill. Tax will only display in WorldShare Circulation if Show Everywhere is selected in UI Tax Policy(page under Admin/General). Enter the tax rate for your institution on the Currency and Locale screen in the WorldCat registry module.
  3. Click Save.

Copy bill reasons

  1. Click the Policy Name you want to copy.
  2. In the top right corner, click Copy. The copied policy appears.
  3. Enter a policy name and edit any additional fields.
  4. Click Save

Delete bill reasons

Policies cannot be deleted if they are in use.

  1. Click the Policy Name you want to delete.
  2. In the top right corner, click Delete.
  3. On the Confirm window, click OK.

Related policies

Bill Reasons are used in:

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